Board Members

Co-Presidents

Artemis Emslie -- CEO, myMatrixx

Artemis is passionate about improving women’s advancement opportunities through mentoring, collaboration, and knowledge sharing. She is well-known for her expertise in all aspects of pharmacy benefit management, and as CEO of myMatrixx, Artemis is currently leading the company through a period of rapid growth. With nearly 25 years of experience in both the workers’ compensation and group health industries, Artemis brings a multi-dimensional perspective to the complex issues facing pharmacy benefit management clients. To continue reading Artemis's biography, click here

Elaine Vega -- Senior Vice President, Optum

Elaine is an experienced workers’ compensation professional with over 20 years of accomplishment in national account management, sales and medical cost management. She has a proven track record of success in achieving customer retention and growth goals, consistently maintaining a client retention rate of over 95 percent throughout her career. To continue reading Elaine's biography, click here.

Secretary

Danielle Lisenbey -- CEO, Broadspire

As president and CEO, Danielle drives new and expanded business development, collaborating with clients to develop long-term strategic plans and increasing Broadspire’s global footprint, and delivers continuous operational improvement. As a member of the executive management team for Crawford & Company®, Broadspire’s parent company, Danielle works with leadership to support Crawford’s mission to be the insurance industry’s service provider of choice. To continue reading Danielle's biography, click here.

Treasurer

Lisa Hannusch -- Mitchell International: UniMed Direct

Lisa is CEO and owner of UniMed Direct and the founder of UR Nation. With experience in virtually every aspect of the workers’ compensation ecosystem, she is a nationally recognized authority on effectively managing utilization and medical claim issues and evidence based medical guidelines. Lisa has direct experience as a healthcare provider; has been involved in prosecuting healthcare fraud; designed claims and medical software; and has worked as an insurance regulator and administrative rule author. To continue reading Lisa's biography, click here.

Members at Large

Michele Adams -- VP of Risk Management Services, Walt Disney World Resort

Michele Adams is the Vice President of Risk Management Services at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.  With over twenty-five years of industry experience, she has spent the last twenty at the Walt Disney World Resort where she leads all aspects of the resort’s risk management program.  She considers her work both challenging and very rewarding. To continue reading Michele's biography, click here.

Nanette de la Torre -- Corporate Quality Compliance Officer, Zenith Insurance Company

Nanette is responsible for the oversight, integration, management and availability of health care services for occupationally ill or injured workers. In this role, she strategically guides the implementation and operation of the medical management programs inclusive of Zenith’s national networks and pharmacy program, quality assurance, provider engagement initiatives, and compliance activities. To continue reading Nanette's biography, click here.

Kimberly George -- SVP, Corporate Development, M&A and Healthcare, Sedgwick

Kimberly is interested in creating new opportunities for women in workers’ compensation, networking and mentoring our next generation leaders, and driving innovation and change in our industry. She has 25 years workers’ compensation and benefits experience. To continue reading Kimberly's biography, click here.

Nancy Hamlet -- VP, Global Marketing & Communications, Crawford & Company

Nancy is a medical cost management and marketing executive with nearly 20 years of accomplishment in strategic planning and execution of tactics to support company growth goals. She has a proven track record of success in assisting high-growth companies achieve revenue and earnings expectations, and has held senior management positions in both Fortune 500 companies  and small, entrepreneurial companies with PE backing. To continue reading Nancy's biography, click here.

Laure Lamy -- Senior Consultant, Workers' Compensation Research Institute (WCRI)

Laure has worked in the property and casualty industry for the past 20 years and currently works on state public policy issues for WCRI. Her experience in working within organizations that serve the workers’ compensation industry has driven her interest in helping to establish a forum for women to network and build support for developing more opportunities for female executives to achieve greater success in the future. To continue reading Laure's biography, click here.

Mary O'Donoghue -- Chief Clinical and Product Officer, Liberty Mutual Group

Mary oversees Liberty Mutual’s Workers’ Compensation Medical Services organization. She is a Registered Nurse with 26 years of experience in the managed care, group health, disability and workers’ compensation industries, holding positions in  strategic planning, operations management and product development within carrier, third party administrator and managed care organization arenas. To continue reading Mary's biography, click here.

Ann Schnure -- COO, Consumer Health Connections

Ann has over thirty years experience in workers’ compensation. Prior to joining Consumer Health Connections as COO, she served as Vice President of Risk Management at Macy’s, Inc. At her former employer, she led for over two decades the expansion of the company’s self-insured, self-administered program, during corporate growth to 150,000 employees, multiple corporate acquisitions, managed care innovations and state system reforms. To continue reading Ann's biography, click here.

Nina Smith -- Executive Vice President and General Manager, Mitchell International's Casualty Solutions

Nina leads the Auto Casualty Solutions and Workers' Compensation Solutions divisions at Mitchell International, overseeing an organization dedicated to bringing process improvement, greater efficiencies, and lower costs to customers while pioneering new standards and benchmarks in the casualty market. She brings to Mitchell over 25 years of focused leadership in bringing client satisfaction and operational excellence to the technology sector.  To continue reading Nina's biography, click here. 

Magdalena Alvarez-Miller -- RN, Field Case Management Gateway Supervisor, Casualty Solutions | WCS Managed Care Operations | Mitchell International, Inc.

Magdalena serves as a RN, Field Case Management Gateway Supervisor for Casualty Solutions, WCS Managed Care Operations, and Mitchell International, Inc. She has been in the managed care industry for 20 years and has held various roles in Managed Care Program development and execution. Magdalena has held positions both on the vendor and payer side with most recently, CNA and Zurich America. To continue reading Magdalena's biography, click here.